Ajax Verification Process for Bold Upsell



Ajax is a set of web development coding techniques that allow for actions to occur on the storefront without having to change or move webpages.

Some examples of Ajax functions on a Shopify site include:

  • A product is added to the cart and you stay on the same page.
  • A product is added to the cart and a preview of the customer's cart displays on the site. This is usually done through a pop-up modal, slide-out cart, or a drop-down near the cart icon.

To check if your theme uses Ajax, follow these steps:

  1. Create a cross-sell offer.
  2. From the "Storefront", select the trigger product.

    Note: This is the product you have set up to trigger the Upsell offer. Your URL should contain yourstore.myshopify.com/product.

  3. Select Add to Cart.
    • If you are not using an Ajax cart, you are now redirected to the cart page. Your URL will read: yourstore.myshopify.com/cart and you do not need to continue with these steps.
    • If you are using an Ajax cart, some form of animation occurs, keeping you on the product page. Your URL will still read: yourstore.myshopify.com/product.

      Note: Many Ajax cart animations will include a cart display showing the inventory in the cart itself. This cart display will often have a checkout button which allows the customer to bypass the actual cart page and go straight to the checkout page.

    •  If you are using an Ajax cart, continue with these steps:
  4. Select Checkout.

If the Upsell does trigger, the app is set up properly and you don't need any further updates.

If the Upsell does not trigger, you will need a theme update. Please request a Bold Upsell installation.

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